Doğan Holding Chairwoman Begüm Doğan Faralyalı has announced that Çağlar Göğüş has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. Göğüş will assume his duties as of January 15, 2019.
Çağlar Göğüş has earned his B.Sc. degree in Business Administration at Bilkent University in Turkey, and his MBA degree at University of Florida, and he began his professional career in 1996 as a Senior Analyst at Coopers & Lybrand (current PwC). Following his duties as Senior Analyst and consultant at Arthur Andersen and AT Kearney, in 2000, he joined the
Peppers & Rogers Group. Attaining international partnership of the Peppers & Rogers later on, and assuming his duties as the General Manager in charge of all regions for after sales services, Göğüş played an important role in Peppers&Rogers’ growth in EMEA region as well as other regions. He has gained expertise particularly in strategic growth and transformation through his consultancy efforts for over fifty major companies and regulatory authorities across a wide geography. He attained vast experience in the new economy world as well as in classic economy.
Çağlar Göğüş joined the Doğan Group in 2015 as an Independent Board Member at Hürriyet Gazetecilik. After having assumed this duty for one year, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Hürriyet Gazetecilik for over two years. During his term, he carried out important projects including digital transformation, efficiency, profitability, redefining business processes, and Hürriyet Emlak (Hürriyet Real Estate and Properties) attaining a corporate character.
Doğan Holding Chairwoman Begüm Doğan Faralyalı said, “I am confident that Çağlar Göğüş will contribute to further development of Doğan Holding, and we will have significant accomplishments at our Group with him, with his experience in strategic growth and transformation in different geographies and different sectors, and his approach of effective strategy and leadership.”
Çağlar Göğüş is married, and has a daughter and a son.
About Doğan Holding:
Having added significant value to the Turkish economy for nearly 60 years, Doğan Şirketler Grubu Holding A.Ş. entered the business world with Honorary Chairman Aydın Doğan registering with the Mecidiyeköy Tax Office in 1959, and building his first automotive company in 1961. Currently, Doğan Group companies play a leading role in energy, industry, motor vehicles, financial services as well as media and tourism with their innovative forward-looking vision. The corporate and ethical values practiced by the Doğan Group along with all its companies set an example for other entities in the business world as well. Aiming for global success in its manufacturing and commercial activities, the Doğan Group keeps abreast of domestic and international developments, and the Group carries out its activities efficiently thanks to its strategic cooperation with international groups.